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Prof. Marc Zimmer
(Professor of Chemistry and Dean of Studies
Connecticut College, USA)

Fluorescent Proteins – the journey from jellyfish to ubiquitous lab tool

6 July 2015;
5 p.m.
Prof. Manuel Mayr (King´s College London)

Systems Biology - Opportunities and challenges 1 July 2014;
4 p.m.
Prof. Ulrich Hartl (Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Munich)

Molecular chaperones in protein folding and quality control   23 May 2014;
4 p.m.
Prof. Thomas Scheibel (University of Bayreuth)
From lab to market: science fiction or vision for science?

  23 May 2014;
11 a.m.

Prof. Tim Hunt (Cancer Research UK, Clare Hall Laboratories)

How to win the Nobel prize - The secrets of cell division

5 May 2014;
4 p.m.

Prof. Hermann Bujard (Heidelberg University)

Controlling Gene Activities in Eukaryotes with Prokaryotic Elements and Tetracyclines – a tale of trying to understand some basics in DNA-protein interaction

21 May 2013;
4 p.m.
Prof. Fernando da Costa (University of São Paulo, Brazil)

Chemical and Biological Potential of South American Asteraceae

18 Feb 2013;
1 p.m.
Prof. Matthias Nahrendorf
(Harvard Medical School)
Atherogenesis and evolution of heart failure

16 Nov 2012;
12:00 noon
Prof. Erich Bornberg-Bauer
(Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity,
University of Münster)

How smart and efficient can molecular evolution be?

17 Sep 2012;
5 p.m.
Dr. Christian Klein
Roche Glycart AG, Germany)

Engineering antibodies to improve their anti-tumoral efficacy: Generation of human bispecific bivalent antibodies and Glycoengineering to enhance effector function

30 May 2012;
5 p.m.
Prof. Dr. Joseph Penninger (IMBA, Vienna)

From a little mouse to novel medicine

29 Mar 2012;
4:30 p.m.
Jun. Prof. Johannes Krause (University of Tuebingen)

What makes us human: insights from archaic human genomes
29 Mar 2012;
2 p.m.
Prof. Peter Walter
(UCSF, San Francisco)

The serendipitous path of discovery

22 Mar 2012,
4 p.m.
Cornelia Stolze
(freelance Science Journalist)

Forget about Alzheimer´s!

09 Feb 2012,
05.00 p.m.,
Dr. Lucia Melloni
(Max-Planck-Institut für Hirnforschung, Frankfurt)
On how knowing what to predict alters the threshold of conscious perception, timing and neuronal dynamics

24 Aug 2011, 05.00 p.m.

Marko Schnarr
European Bioplastics, Berlin

Bioplastics - a chance for sustainable growth

27 July 2011, 05.00 p.m.
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Jahn,
für biophysikalische Chemie, Göttingen)

Exocytosis of synaptic vesicles in neurons

4 May 2011, 05.00 p.m.
Prof. Dr. Brian Storrie
(Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Arkansas for
Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA)

Maintaining Cellular Organization: Are Rab GTPases Master Regulators of Golgi Organization?
29 Mar 2011, 05.00 p.m.
Dr. Markus Reichstein
Max Planck Research Group for Biogeochemical Model-Data Integration
Max-Planck-Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena)

Climate Change in Earth System - what we know and what we don't

24 Mar 2011,
04.30 p.m.
Dr. Jean-Pierre de Vera, (Institute of Planetary Research, German Aerospace Center (DLR e.V.), Berlin)

The Broad Spectrum of Space Biology (Astrobiology) - Knowledge, Pathways and Aims
19 Jan 2011,
05.00 p.m.
Dr. Michael Schmidt-Salomon
(Giordano Bruno Foundation)

Darwin’s controversial inheritance -
The way evolutionary theory has changed our view of the world
17 Nov 2010,
05.00 p.m.
Emanuela Palla, PhD
(Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Siena)

Vaccines in Novartis: why and how
22 Sep 2010,
05.00 p.m.
Prof. Dr. Heike Walles
(University of
Wuerzburg & Fraunhofer IGB, Stuttgart)

From model tissues towards functional organs: Bioengineers beyond the cell
21 Jul 2010,
05.00 p.m.
Prof. Dr. Carsten Watzl
(Institute for Immunology, Heidelberg)

Lipid rafts
9 Jun 2010,
02.00 p.m.
Prof. Dr. Axel Brennicke
(University of Ulm)

Life after the PhD – yes, but at the university?
12 May 2010
05.00 p.m.

Dr. Mark Benecke
(International Forensic Research & Consulting, Cologne)

A visit to the "Body Farm" in Knoxville
14 April 2010
02.00 p.m.

Prof. Dr. Dirk Görlich
(MPI Göttingen)

Mechanisms in nucleo-cytoplasmic transport
18 Mar 2010
04.15 p.m.
Prof. Dr. Klaus-Jürgen Schleifer
(BASF SE, Ludwigshafen)

Rational Design for Crop Protection
3 Mar 2010
02.00 p.m.

Dr. Thomas Korff
(Institute for Physiology and Pathophysiology, Heidelberg)

27 Jan 2010,
02.00 p.m.
Prof. Dr. Jens G. Reich
Max-Delbrück-Center of Molecular Medicine, Berlin)

Mixed Creatures - the Ethics behind Chimera Research

9 Dec 2009,
02.00 p.m.

Prof. Dr. Werner Franke
German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg)

A governmentally supported criminal system in sports (Doping): The roles of MDs and scientists

4 Nov 2009,
02.00 p.m.

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang U. Eckart
(Heidelberg University)
"Die plump englische Methode muß man natürlich in den Kauf nehmen" - Early Darwinism and its political (Friedrich Engels, Karl Marx) as well as it's Sociobiological Reception among German "Naturforscher" and "Ärzte" before 1900

23 Sep 2009,
02.00 p.m.

Prof. Dr. Susanne Foitzik
(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München)

Slave rebellion: the evolution of a novel resistance trait

8 July 2009/
02.00 p.m.

Dr. Wolfgang Gaissmaier (Max Planck Institute for Human Development
Center for Adaptive Behavior & Cognition, Berlin)


15 Apr 2009/
02.00 pm
Prof. Dr. Lutz Gissmann
(Heidelberg University)
Development of HPV vaccines 26 Mar 2009/
04.15 pm

Prof. Dr. Dr. Oliver Ulrich
(Otto-von-Guericke- University Magdeburg/
University Zurich)

Human cells without gravity - the “immune problem” in space

14 Jan 2009/
02.00 pm
Prof. Dr. Ernst-Peter Fischer
(University of Konstanz)

The Revolution of Molecular Biology – Did it happen? Can it happen? Will it happen?

12 Nov 2008
02.00 pm

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